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2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films - DOCUMENTARY

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2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films - DOCUMENTARY

Part of 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films.

For the 14th consecutive year, the Belcourt again presents this very popular program. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.

RATING GUIDELINE FOR LIVE ACTION SHORTS PROGRAM: R
(Violence, language, and adult themes.)

Catch the awards ceremony on screen right here at the Belcourt at our annual fundraiser, A Red Carpet Evening, Feb 24.


BLACK SHEEP
Dir. Ed Perkins | UK | 27 min.

After the high-profile killing of Damilola Taylor, Cornelius' family move out of London. But when they discover their new town is run by racists, Cornelius takes a drastic step to survive.


END GAME
Dirs. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman | USA | 40 min.

Where will loved ones spend their last days? Who will be in the room? What feelings and secrets need to be shared with family before it is too late? ‘End Game’ probes these questions and more as it follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death.


LIFE BOAT
Dir. Skye Fitzgerald | USA | 34 min.

Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night.


A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN
Dir. Marshall Curry | USA | 7 min.

In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from history. 'A Night at the Garden' transports audiences to this chilling gathering and shines a light on the power of demagoguery and anti-Semitism in America.


PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE
Dir. KRayka Zehtabchi | USA | 26 min.

Academy Award Winner — In a rural village outside Delhi, India, women lead a quiet revolution. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation. 'Period. End of Sentence' tells their story.


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This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Thursday

THE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista): Introduction from Juliana Ospina Cano, Conexión Américas (7:00pm)
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCOTONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMPAVAROTTIECHO IN THE CANYONTHE BIGGEST LITTLE FARMTHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)THE DEAD DON'T DIE

Friday

MAIDEN: Post-screening discussion with Nashville-based sailors and racers Ashley Evans, Ania Gorska, Laura "Twigs" Johnson, and Kim Rafferty (7:00pm)
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMECHO IN THE CANYONMAIDENTHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Saturday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMAPOLLO 11MAIDENFOR ALL MANKINDTHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCOECHO IN THE CANYON

Sunday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMMAIDENECHO IN THE CANYONTHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCOMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)FOR ALL MANKINDAPOLLO 11

Monday

ECHO IN THE CANYONTONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMMAIDENMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Tuesday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
ECHO IN THE CANYONMAIDENMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCODon't Forget About Us: Popular Culture & Black Queer Sexual Politics in America

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